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The Museum of the American Revolution takes visitors on a journey through the dramatic, surprising story of our nation’s founding. Through exhibition galleries, theaters and a distinguished collection of original artifacts, the powerful history of the American Revolution is brought to life. The 118,000 sq ft state-of-the-art building opened its doors in Historic Philadelphia in 2017. With gracious architecture, amazing terrace views and immersive exhibit spaces, the Museum also offers a one-of-a-kind backdrop for special events.
The Museum lobby provides an attractive welcome for guests entering the Robert A.M. Stern Rotunda with its vaulted ceiling and stone clad walls and floors; while the Grand Staircase shines as the most distinctive architectural feature of the ground level providing a dramatic pathway from both above and below - whether setting the scene for the guest-of-honor's entrance or leading guests to pre-reception space.
Located on the third floor, Liberty Hall is a beautifully proportioned, handsomely finished, versatile space available for both daytime and evening rental. Envision a formal dinner, scholarly panel discussion, festive reception or more in this naturally lit space offering striking views of Historic Philly from the connecting open-air terrace.
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The state-of-the-art boardroom with built-in A/V capabilities is available for business meetings or can be transformed into a lounge setting for pre-function space in conjunction with the adjacent outdoor terrace.
The open-air terrace provides a dramatic overlook to the Museum's plaza, while its striking veranda columns frame panoramic views of Independence National Historic Park and the First Bank of the United States. The Terrace offers a seamless transition into receptions through towering double doors leading to Liberty Hall.
Patriots Gallery features 5,000 sq ft of flexible space to accommodate large capacity events. When not in use showcasing short-term exhibits, the gallery is available for private event rental and can also be subdivided to host concurrent event programming.
Atrium & Theater
The Oneida Indian Nation Atrium offers an ideal space for cocktail receptions on the main exhibition level - where the option to add on an exhibit experience makes for seamless entertaining. In the Alan B. Miller Theater, a dramatic presentation reveals one of the most iconic surviving artifacts of the Revolution - General George Washington's Headquarters Tent.
Lenfest Myer Theater
The Lenfest Myer main theater is suited for after-hour use. The Theater has an expansive, sloped-floor with tiered seating. It is outfitted with a digital projector, surround sound audio system and theatrical lighting technology that can be adapted for illustrated presentations, lectures and meetings.
During museum hours, Cross Keys Café welcomes both guests and locals to enjoy Brûlée's colonial-era inspired menu, made-to-order barista offerings and seasonal outdoor seating. The modern bistro which includes patio space on Third Street is also available to rent for private events.
To inquire about hosting an event at Museum of the American Revolution, please fill out the form below and a member of Brûlée's catering sales team will get back to you promptly.
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